Wednesday, 25 May 2022

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Councillor sees HGVs problem for himself

Councillor sees HGVs problem for himself

A BAN on heavy goods vehicles passing through Henley could be back on the table. It comes after the councillor who effectively ...

 

Finally, villagers get wish for 20mph speed limit

Finally, villagers get wish for 20mph speed limit

WHITCHURCH has become a 20mph zone after more than 10 years of campaigning. The limit applies to all the roads in the village centre, ...

 

Food firm founder made chancellor

Food firm founder made chancellor

THE founder of Ella’s Kitchen has been appointed chancellor of the University of Reading, the ceremonial head of the university. Paul ...

 

Council slammed over gas supplier

Council slammed over gas supplier

HENLEY Town Council is continuing to buy gas from a Russian-affiliated energy company. John Howell called this “disgusting” and said ...

 

Make Henley Shine raises £35,000 with new backers

Make Henley Shine raises £35,000 with new backers

PLANS to illuminate Henley Bridge have won the support of both Leander Club and Phyllis Court Club. The riverside clubs have signed up ...

 

Top sports

Leander athletes dominate GB world cup rowing squad

Leander athletes dominate GB world cup rowing squad

TWENTY-THREE Leander Club athletes have been named in the 52-strong GB Rowing Team selected to compete at the World Rowing Cup 1 in ...

 

Hilditch hits quick-fire ton as Henley ease to home win

Hilditch hits quick-fire ton as Henley ease to home win

LIAM Hilditch bludgeoned 159 runs off just 145 deliveries to help HENLEY 2nds maintain their winning start to their Division 1 ...

 

Rowe shines with bat and ball as match ends in tie

Rowe shines with bat and ball as match ends in tie

IN a cliffhanging finale, HENLEY chased down HIGH WYCOMBE’S challenging 300-run target, scrambled a single off the last ball of the ...

 

Henley and Shiplake Vikings conquer at Maidenhead Regatta

Henley and Shiplake Vikings conquer at Maidenhead Regatta

HENLEY and Shiplake Vikings Rowing Clubs both had success at last Sunday’s Maidenhead Invitational Regatta. The regatta is ...

 

Butler and Rumble shine as Peppard get off mark

WOODCOTE went down to a two -wicket defeat at home to STRATFIELD TURGIS in their Premier Division clash last Saturday, with the ...

 

Top entertainments

George Clooney filming rowing blockbuster in Henley

George Clooney films rowing blockbuster in Henley

WITH a large, luxurious house on the river at Sonning, it wasn’t far for him to come to work. George Clooney was in Henley this week ...

 

Theatre confident of full recovery after pandemic

Theatre confident of full recovery after pandemic

THE Kenton Theatre in Henley is recovering well from the coronavirus pandemic. The historic venue in New Street was closed from the ...

 

Choir’s charity concert shows power of music

Choir’s charity concert shows power of music

THE healing power of music will be celebrated at a concert in Henley on Saturday. Reading Male Voice Choir, with guest soprano Eleanor ...

 

‘Someone said I sound more like Johnny Cash than the man himself’

‘Someone said I sound more like Johnny Cash than the man himself’

MUSICIAN Clive John, who stars in the Johnny Cash Roadshow, has captured the Man in Black’s essence so well that his is the only show ...

 

Return of Maverick

Return of Maverick

TOM CRUISE has at long last reprised his role from 1986 as Pete “Maverick” Mitchell in the new blockbuster sequel, Top Gun: Maverick ...

 

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